• Cleopatra

    1963. Great Britain/USA. Joseph L. Mankiewicz. 251 min.

Saturday, March 22, 2008, 1:00 p.m.

Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1

  • Cleopatra

    1963. Great Britain/USA. Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz. With Rex Harrison, Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Hume Cronyn, Roddy McDowall. In what might be the most talked-about movie in history, Harrison's Caesar triumphs over Mankiewicz's garrulous script—until the Ides of March catches up with him, and the film. With a story that has fixated audiences from the time of Plutarch through HBO's recent Rome, Mankiewicz's efforts to save the studio still offer plenty of pleasure, especially nearly a half-century removed from the initial hype. 251 min.

In the Film exhibition Rex Harrison: A Centenary Tribute

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